Today is the anniversary of Drenpa Namkha and his twin sons Tsewang Rigdzin and Pema Thongdrol, known together as Yabsesum. We are celebrating this day with the release of a new book: Correcting Erroneous Views of Dzogchen. This volume is a compilation of teachings Yongdzin Rinpoche gave between 2005-2009 and contains advice on how to correct common errors and mistakes that often arise when we try to understand and practise the Dzogchen View.
Today is the anniversary of the birth of 33rd Menri Tridzin, Kyabje Lungtog Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche, and we’d like to share with you the good news that the wonderful teachings he gave in the book Approaching Dzogchen according to the Athri Cycle will soon be available in French! Approcher le Dzogchen par le Cycle A-tri will be FPYB’s first publication specifically for the French-speaking sangha, and we’d like to thank Dominque Troulay (Drangsong Yungdrung Tenzin) for the translation. Kyabje Lungtog Tenpai Nyima Rinpoche ‘s teachings are also available in Italian @ https://tinyurl.com/tprrn8ds as well as English @ https://tinyurl.com/bkz26k9t With best… Read more
In this article, we will take a brief excursion into the story of Drenpa Namkha, one of the most famous and powerful masters in Yungdrung Bön. According to Yungdrung Bön sources, there were three major emanations of Drenpa Namkha throughout history, and all were great yogis and scholars.
Generally, Dzogchen nowadays seems to be brought down to an easy way, but in our tradition, long before, this was the hardest to understand and study. So in our school, for example, in the monastery, it is the last subject we teach; when everybody is set up and has enough knowledge – then they are ready to be taught Dzogchen. But nowadays it looks as if it’s brought down to a very easy way. Everybody thinks and says – I myself have heard this, too – ‘look to the mind and how it is thinking. If you look there, you… Read more
“It is very important to integrate with the Natural State as much as you could, to concentrate and keep in your Natural State. Practise Guru Yoga at least once a day, in the morning. It is even better if you can do it several times each day. But at least once a day you should practise Guru Yoga and remember the Nature. Nature is always with you. It never goes far away. My advice is this: try to concentrate with the Natural State every day. That helps during this life and the next life. It can be helpful until you… Read more